4 Jun 2019
If you have recently migrated your pupil and staff data into a Sims database from another MIS system (e.g. RM Integris) and you do not have sufficient historical information in your Sims…
10 Apr 2019
Fileset 1203 has been released. Hosted schools This fileset will be applied to all Hosted Schools by Monday 13th May. Non-hosted Schools will need to download and import the file. Fileset 1203…
9 Apr 2019
This FAQ lists the latest information regarding the School Census. It contains information on the latest filesets, patches and errors. The latest census documentation can be viewed at the bottom of this…
18 Jan 2019
Schools can provide the department with their addresses in whichever format their data is held within their MIS – either; BS7666 address format, (SAON, PAON, post town or other address items) or;…
28 Sep 2017
Workforce Census Date:  8th November 2018 Return Dates and Contacts - We are currently awaiting dates for 2018   Dfe Return by 7th December through Collect https://www.gov.uk/guidance/school-workforce-census LA Specific Advice   Devon Return…
27 Sep 2017
Funded Hours and Hours at Setting. Funded hours are the total number of free child care hours that a child receives. All two, three and four year old pupils are eligible for…
13 Sep 2017
Disability Access Fund indicator This is recorded in SIMS Tools | Statutory Returns Tools | Update Early Years. The Disability Access Fund (DAF) is new funding for early years providers to support…
7 Apr 2017
Fileset 1004 has been released. Hosted schools Fileset 1004 has been applied. Non-hosted Schools will need to download and import the file. Fileset 1004 Click on the above link and save the…
20 Oct 2015
Fileset 703 has been released. Hosted schools do not need to import the fileset, this will be done for you. Non-hosted Schools will need to download and import the file Fileset 703 Click…
20 Jan 2012
This error is caused when an On roll  Student or a  Leaver does not have any ethnicity and/or language data recorded. In order to fix this error for On roll students you will need…
19 Dec 2011
When doing the School Census Spring 2012 you may get the following errors: 1852 and 1858 If you only have a couple of these errors you will need to check that the…